A Homebuyer's Guide

Tips for Homebuyers

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Look for Indoor/Outdoor Space

    Anyone who’s ever purchased a home in the Los Angeles area will tell you that it’s a housing market like no other. While it has plenty of glamour and the weather is near perfect, there are certain…   Read the Blog

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Look for Indoor/Outdoor Space

    Here's the inside scoop on mastering the L.A. real estate market, from the pros who know best.   See the Gallery

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Decide Canyon, Beach or Flats

    Since there are so many different types of landscapes in Los Angeles, Craig Knizek of The Agency suggests you pay attention to the noise factor from the freeways and the length of your daily commute.…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Know if it's a Long or Short Term Investment

    Is your new purchase a long-term investment to pass on to your children, or a temporary place to live until you get married? The Agency's Hana Cha, Managing Director, Urban New Development.…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Prioritize

    "Schools, social life and local recreation all contribute the overall quality of our experience in Los Angeles,” says John Barrentine, CEO and Co-Founder, RED Real Estate Group. He…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Be Real and Flexible

    You might have always dreamed of a home in Beverly Hills or Malibu, but when you can get a nice, completely updated, four bedroom, two bath home in La Habra for about a third of the price ($650,000),…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Define Your Lifestyle

    This is a three bedroom, two bath $1.549 million dollar home in the Carthay Circle Preservation Zone offered by John Barrentine of RED Real Estate Group. He suggests considering if you prefer a…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Get a Geological Report

    In earthquake and landslide prone California, a geological report is a must. Interestingly enough, an older home like this one that has withstood earthquakes already, is single story and located in…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Choose the Right Realtor

    "The business of buying in Los Angeles is far too complicated to simply have one agent focusing on the myriad of buyers, sellers and leases," according to John Barrentine, CEO and…   See the Image

  • Tips for Los Angeles Home Buyers: Consider Live/Work Space

    Commuting is the bane of the L.A. resident's existence, so if you have work you can do at home, consider the many properties designed for just that. These architectural lofts in Venice are extremely…   See the Image

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